“A good brunch can heal a broken heart.” – Aristotle, we think.
Some would argue that brunch is the most important meal of the day. Be sure to get your recommended daily allowance of crispy bacon, fluffy pancakes, mimosas, and egg scrambles at these 10 spectacular brunch spots around the city.
1. Palette Tea House
Palette Tea House has a wide variety of delicious dim sum, including soup dumplings, lobster dumplings, chicken and mushroom siu mai, and much more including bao, rice and noodle dishes. Their outdoor patio dining is open at 11:30am on weekdays and 11am on weekends.
Location: 900 North Point St Ste B201, San Francisco, CA 94109
Fable’s magical garden terrace is just as impressive as their brunch options, which include sweet baguette French toast, crab cake eggs benedict, and chocolate chip banana bread. Wash it down with their special mimosa or a white wine spritzer during their brunch hours on Saturdays and Sundays.
Location: 558 Castro St, San Francisco, CA 94114
3. Magic Flute Ristorante
This sweet Italian spot has a pleasant garden terrace on which to enjoy beignets, quiche, and scrambles for brunch. Be sure to try the grilled dates or melon-prosciutto salad as an appetizer.
Location: 3673 Sacramento St, San Francisco, CA 94118
4. Rose’s Café
Rose’s Café is a quaint Italian restaurant with an extensive all-day restaurant including a smoked salmon pizza with crème fraiche and scrambled eggs, a fried egg sandwich on ciabatta, and a variety of Italian sodas.
Location: 2298 Union St, San Francisco, CA 94123
5. Kitchen Story
Kitchen Story offers unique bacon in flavors like rosemary, citron and cinnamon. They also have dozens of egg plates including omelettes, scrambles, poached egg options, and much more.
Location: 3499 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94114
6. Sweet Maple
This sister restaurant to Kitchen Story includes similar brunch options including Millionaire’s bacon and egg dishes. They also offer sliders, morning tacos, cornflake crusted French toast, and more.
Location: 2101 Sutter St, San Francisco, CA 94115
This delicious Thai restaurant offers a large spread of breakfast options such as scrambles with Thai sweet sausage, wok-tossed veggies with scrambled eggs, and matcha mochi pancakes.
Location: 3226 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94118
Enjoy mimosas at this classic American brunch spot offering favorites such as avocado lox brioche, huevos rancheros, a tri tip burrito, blueberry pancakes, burgers, sandwiches, and more.
Location: 50 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94118
Lokma’s spacious street seating is the perfect spot to enjoy Turkish and Mediterranean brunch items including Greek yogurt pancakes, Menemen scrambled eggs with tomatoes and peppers, Turkish sausage and feta breakfast options, and the Turlu omelette with Turkish ratatouille and tzatziki.
Location: 1801 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121
10. Plain Jane
This classic American restaurant serves up “plain jane” food – that is, simple and straightforward but delicious. Favorites include red velvet pancakes, custardy French toast, sausage and shrimp grits, and a New England lobster scramble.
Location: 1000 Guerrero St, San Francisco, CA 94110